In fulfillment of its promise to improve education standard in Osun State, the state government yesterday commenced another round of distribution of tablets of Knowledge, popularly called ‘Opon Imo’ to students in public high schools across the state.
Kicking off the distribution of the tablets to 29, 000 students in the state at the Adventist High School, Ede, the deputy governor, Mrs Titilaoye Tomori, said despite all odds, the government is committed to quality education for students in the state.
The deputy governor who is also the state commissioner for education warned students against mishandling the tablets, saying any student who spoils the gadget will face the consequence.
Laoye-Tomori, who was represented by the permanent secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Lawrence Oyeniran explained that teachers have been tutored on how to operate the tablets.
According to her, the previous gadgets given to students were recalled last year for upgrading and repair as the case may be.
In his remarks, the principal, Adventist High School, Ede, Mr Anthony Ojo, said distribution of the tablets had made teaching and learning easier and also improved students’ performance in their examinations.
In separate chats, two of the recipients, commended the state government for the gesture, saying having the gadgets would enable them to be more committed to their studies.